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YouTube Pledges $25 Million in News Grants to Fight False Information

The Hollywood Reporter reports: "After months of drawing criticism over its promotion of conspiracy videos and misinformation, YouTube has unveiled a slate of new features...

Philo Banks $40 Million in Funding Led by AMC Networks, Discovery,...

Variety reports: "Philo has nabbed more dough: The low-cost live-streaming TV 'skinny bundle' provider has raised $40 million in Series C funding, led by existing...

Tencent Music Confirms US IPO, Spotify Could Net $2.7B

Hypebot reports: "Chinese internet giant Tencent confirmed it will be spinning off its music unit with a US IPO. Details of the offering, which...

Overwatch raises over $12.7 million for breast cancer charity

Venture Beat reports: "Blizzard Entertainment announced today that it raised over $12.7 million for the Breast Cancer Research Foundation from selling a special Pink Mercy skin...

Chinese Entertainment Firm CMC Raises $1.5 Billion From Tencent, Alibaba

The Hollywood Reporter reports: "Known as a gatekeeper for Hollywood investment into China's highly regulated entertainment sector, CMC founder Li Ruigang has taken stakes...

Hail Mary MoviePass: Ticketing Service Parent Files Plan To Raise $1.2B

Deadline Hollywood reports: "In an effort to keep subscription ticketing service MoviePass afloat, parent company Helios & Matheson Analytics said it may raise up to $1.2...

Epic Games awards $1 million in Unreal Dev Grants to 37...

Venture Beat reports: "Epic Games is opening up its Fortnite money vault to award 37 game development teams with a total of $1 million...

Liberty Media Pulls $1.16 Billion Offer for iHeartMedia

The Hollywood Reporter reports: "Liberty Media, the owner of SiriusXM Radio, on Friday said it has pulled a proposed deal to inject $1.16 billion...

Struggling MoviePass Launches $164 Million Bond Sale

Variety reports: "MoviePass’ parent company has launched a $164 million bond sale as the struggling subscription service tries to find ways to stay afloat...

Whistle Sports Raises $28 Million Series D

Variety reports: "Digital entertainment startup Whistle Sports has raised $28 million as part of an ongoing Series D fundraise, the company announced Thursday.The startup launched in...